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Get a sheet at your table. Objective: You will define and apply various lettering styles in order to create a more challenging type set. We will use these techniques to draw the cover of the Art Element Book. **TRY TO ANSWER QUESTION no 2.**
Simply put typography is the art of print. ~ Lettering styles/ fonts Typography refers to the arrangement of text on a page, and appears in some form or another in all instances of written communication. Quality typography can make a big difference in communications, because it can impact the way the reader sees and feels about the topic being discussed.
What is the difference between these 3 letters? A A A Sans Serif- French word sans means WITHOUT a serif. a bcd Serif- Is a detail at the beginning or end of a letter. abcd Script- Text that is written in cursive. abcd
Today’s Agenda: DEMONSTRATION Basic block letters- O H E S A Your name in Sans Serif Your name with serifs Your name in Script Your name in a font of your choice Assessment~ One letter in 4 styles. Describe each style-
Assessment ~ One letter in 4 styles. 4 volunteers to draw on the board. Describe each style- –Sans serif –Serif –Script
Typography on your Book Cover Objective: You will apply your knowledge of typography in order to draw the title on your book cover. DRILL: Take out the TYPOGRAPHY sheet from yesterday. 1.Draw the letters in row 5 using a font from the packet. Touch all the edges. 2.Use 4 new fonts of your choice on the back for one letter.
Extra Credit + 1 for trying +2 for a correct answer Answer: Sans serif or serif Example: Lansdowne High/ Lansdowne High Your name
ART ELEMENTS book cover 1.Get a rectangle to trace from folder. 2.Elements- 8 letters to fit, measure then trace. 3.Of- 2 LETTERS 4.Art- 3 LETTERS 5.After you trace your rectangles, find a lettering style to draw. 6.Try to touch all 4 sides of rectangle. 7.Add designs, be creative, paint background.
SCRATCH ART In groups of 8 you will come back for a demo. BRING YOUR ART ELEMENT BOOK. Turn to page 2 for the line artwork. MISS GAUGER WILL SHOW WHAT TO DO.
ART ELEMENTS book cover 1.Get a rectangle to trace from folder. 2.Elements - 8 letters to fit, measure then trace. 3.Of - 2 LETTERS 4.Art - 3 LETTERS 5.After you trace your rectangles, find a lettering style to draw. 6.Try to touch all 4 sides of rectangle. 7.Add designs/ a stylized border